Are dogs really man's best friend? A recent study in JAMA Surgery suggests they are responsible for some hip fractures in the elderly. Is this a new fear (or fake news generated by cats)?
One way to motivate people to exercise is for them to get a dog. After all, unless you live in the outback and let the animal run free, having a dog means walking it — except in a few circumstances. Australian investigators described the owner- and pup-associated reasons for a person to increase their walking level.